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Medical Education Blogs

Note: While these blogs have been carefully selected for both their content and their authorship, please be aware when using blogs that they are usually not a peer-reviewed resource. Each blog post is the opinion of the person or organization who wrote it. Additionally, blogs vary in how often they are updated and sometimes the owner stops writing them altogether.

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Teaching Support: Library Services

Classroom Support

Librarians are available to provide a number of services to support course instructors, including:

  • Assignment assistance: Librarians can arrange computer labs for drop-in course-integrated student training.
  • Information liaison services: A Librarian can be assigned to your class to act as a point of contact for students as they navigate Library resources.
  • Curriculum-integrated training: Librarians can visit your class or provide hands-on information literacy sessions in the Library computing labs.
  • Faculty training: Librarians can provide training for faculty on Library resources.
  • Reference services: Librarians are available M-F, 9:00-5:00, at the reference desk.

If you have questions or would like to arrange for the above services, contact David Flynn, Assistant Director of Library & Information Management Education, at (617) 358-4939 or

Online Support

The Library provides a number of online services supporting course instructors, including:

  • Subject Guides: Librarians can create subject guides to provide easy access to information resources
  • Web support: Librarians can design and maintain web portals to highlight information relevant to your course and students.
  • Tutorials: Librarians can design online tutorials guiding students through the search process.
  • Medical Image Resources: A selection of websites featuring medical images is available from the Library’s homepage. Please be aware of copyright when using these sites.

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